Roo or not? Cochin

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I thought I had a post about my cochin rooster but can't find it. Anyway, I was having trouble trying to tell if my cochin rooster was actually a rooster or a hen. Some of you thought rooster and some thought hen here he is again:

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    He is very submissive, even to the girls in the hen house with him. They peck on him all the time. He is very submissive to my 3 yr old and to everyone else for that matter. He is 6 months old and two days ago I caught him in the nest box...I thought well, that's confirmation that he's a she for sure. NOW today, he decided he wanted to be a roo finally! He started crowing this morning. The deepest funniest crow I ever heard, and he also started mating the girls. They were like WHOO what is up with you!? [​IMG]

    SO I got myself a cochin rooster [​IMG] That makes me happy because I already have a cochin hen and wanted to get some baby chicks from them. Thought for a while there I had two hens!
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2008
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    LOL, what a cutie !!!! He was just a little confused !!!! Glad he figured out what he wanted to be !!!!
     
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Ha ha ha, that's a cute story! [​IMG]
     

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